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    You've outlined exactly the reasons I went with...

    You've outlined exactly the reasons I went with the Lynx in the first place: metal, made in USA, easily swappable with Outlaw. I agree that the heel pin thing on the Meidjo seems a bit gimmicky,...
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    If you're starting with an undrilled ski, or can...

    If you're starting with an undrilled ski, or can otherwise make the Meidjo mount fit, that's probably the way to go. I haven't skied them, but have heard many experiences like Peruvian's above. It...
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    Have you tele'd before, or is this your first...

    Have you tele'd before, or is this your first setup? Are you going to tele inbounds at all? How long are your tours, and are you more worried about keeping up with your partners on the uphill or...
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    I have messed around with saddle parameters, but...

    I have messed around with saddle parameters, but I don't really know what I'm doing. I think my saddle is about level, and also about the same height as my bars [edit: neither of these appears to be...
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    Drop bar people: my hands and wrists hurt after...

    Drop bar people: my hands and wrists hurt after relatively low mileage on my gravel/road/rigid bike. Currently running a very short stem, 46cm Cowchipper, and Supacaz Super Sticky Kush bar tape that...
  6. Thread: ON3P Jeff 110

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    Hmmmmmmmmmm.... Curious, what size boots were...

    Hmmmmmmmmmm....

    Curious, what size boots were these mounted for?
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    ^Same experience with my 120gsm hoodie. Small is...

    ^Same experience with my 120gsm hoodie. Small is good for me at 5'9" 135lbs, definitely a bit larger than other brands' size Small, but that's what I was looking for and it's true to their size...
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    I probably will try this if I can track down the...

    I probably will try this if I can track down the tools to do it. Not worried about drilling my frame, just don't want to spend a lot of money on tools I might never use again.
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    Considering adding a water bottle cage inside the...

    Considering adding a water bottle cage inside the front triangle of a bike that is not designed for this (Canfield Riot). Whether or not even the tiniest bottle will fit is one thing, but does...
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    Navajo Rocks, Dead Horse Point, and Klondike...

    Navajo Rocks, Dead Horse Point, and Klondike Bluffs areas all have a selection of relatively easy trails. The Rocky Tops>Coney Island>Big Lonely>Big Mesa>Ramblin' loop at Navajo Rocks is really fun...
  11. WTB: Velocity Aileron 135mm QR end caps/hardware

    My friend has a set of Velocity Aileron Pro wheels that I'm hoping to swap onto my bike with QR dropouts. Velocity used to ship both 142x12mm and 135mm QR hardware for the rear hub, but apparently...
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    Thanks for the heads up, snagged an alpha 120...

    Thanks for the heads up, snagged an alpha 120 myself.
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    Do you have any requirements or preference for...

    Do you have any requirements or preference for spindle size or chainring compatibility? If not, I guess I'd recommend the RaceFace Aeffect crankset, because it's relatively cheap ($120 MSRP), has a...
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    FIFY. I would push hard for either a tapered...

    FIFY.

    I would push hard for either a tapered head tube or straight 44mm (or larger) head tube, so you have the option of running a tapered steerer. It's getting difficult to find new forks with...
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    I put Lynxes on my Meridian Tours and liked them...

    I put Lynxes on my Meridian Tours and liked them so much that I bought a set of Outlaw Xs and swap them on for inbounds days. They seem to have plenty of float in powder and they are super fun for...
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    Awesome to see these making the rounds! I got...

    Awesome to see these making the rounds! I got one or two days in per season on these for a few years, and now this season has been 100% tele. Not that anyone cares, I guess.
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    I have around 4,000-5,000 miles on a pair of...

    I have around 4,000-5,000 miles on a pair of tanwall WTB Venture 50s. About 50% of that is commuting on pavement (which I don't Strava, hence the mileage uncertainty), 25% is pavement riding for...
  18. Get a pair of these:...

    Get a pair of these:
    https://www.instagram.com/p/CYzgei3pJkN/?utm_medium=copy_link

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    Me three! Do they work with your Tx Pros? I...

    Me three!

    Do they work with your Tx Pros? I have to use the semi-auto toe bails with my Irvis Hybrids and Tx Pros, since the toe lug is too wide for the wire bail.

    Also, do you have to...
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    Anyone know what the transparent, slippery tape...

    Anyone know what the transparent, slippery tape is that many boot shells have covering rivets, screws and other pointy things on the inside? GF's Dalbello touring boots are shredding her liners. ...
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    Don't leave us hanging. Show us the Pokémon!

    Don't leave us hanging. Show us the Pokémon!
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    I have Dynalook plates with SSL 2.0s, which have...

    I have Dynalook plates with SSL 2.0s, which have the B&D adjustment plate so the heel matches the Radical pattern, and then a shim under the toe to fix the delta. Don't do that, unless you need to...
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    For a two-ski quiver, I would look for either: ...

    For a two-ski quiver, I would look for either:

    (1) a 10x ski that is competent on long spring tours with the possibility of steep and firm snow + a fun-shape 12x ski, or
    (2) a 9x ski that is...
  24. Interested in shipping to the US? Someone...

    Interested in shipping to the US?



    Someone in the Blister comments says the flex profile is about the same, just less weight (and less damp).
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    This should help:...

    This should help:
    https://www.google.com/amp/s/earnyourturns.com/34683/telemark-binding-mounting-patterns/amp/
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    Great to hear, thanks!

    Great to hear, thanks!
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    Did the debris make it to valley bottom? ...

    Did the debris make it to valley bottom? Wondering how shitty access to Lundin, etc is right now.
  28. FS: Garmont Prophet NTN telemark boots, 25.5, cheap!

    I got these to try NTN, and put about 10 days on them last year. They fit a little smaller than Scarpa boots; I think the BSL is 5mm shorter than a 25.5/26.0 Scarpa, and the interior length is a bit...
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    That ski was there on 11/20/2021 too. ...

    That ski was there on 11/20/2021 too. Interesting that Muir corned up on Sunday; on Saturday it was an exercise in connecting ribbons of wind drifts between scoured ice. Great views, though!
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    Anyone had time on the Lynx, Outlaw X, and Bishop...

    Anyone had time on the Lynx, Outlaw X, and Bishop BMF-R/-3? I'm on Lynx and BMF-R right now, and find myself skiing the Lynx setup inbounds more than expected. That might be due to the...
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    They are pretty similar internally to 25.5...

    They are pretty similar internally to 25.5 Dalbello Kryptons, with a slightly wider forefoot (98mm vs 100mm last). I couldn't get the heel hold to work out for me, so every once and a while I would...
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    As someone who went through this a few years ago,...

    As someone who went through this a few years ago, I'd say any reasonably modern ski with a 75mm binding that has actual springs involved is probably fine. You should be able to piece together skis,...
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    Those look like large Lynxes, but if they're...

    Those look like large Lynxes, but if they're small, maybe start in the least active position. My smalls were ridiculously stiff on the first few tours, feel like they're breaking in now though....
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    Looks like wickstad is already a quarter of the...

    Looks like wickstad is already a quarter of the way through a binding swap!
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    MTNs nearly share the toe holes with the front...

    MTNs nearly share the toe holes with the front four toe holes in the 22D pattern. The MTN toe pattern is 40mm wide x 38mm long, and the 22D toe pattern is a six-hole rectangle with 38mm between the...
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    SFB, if I were still visiting my parents in SLC I...

    SFB, if I were still visiting my parents in SLC I would take you up on that offer. Alas, I am back in Seattle. If you want to ship the appropriate plastic bits my way, I would gladly compensate...
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    Oh yeah I bought these bindings used and mounted...

    Oh yeah I bought these bindings used and mounted to a pair of skis, so no spare parts in a box. Should have gone straight to Skimo.co, will investigate there.
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    Bump. Thinking about shuffling some bindings...

    Bump. Thinking about shuffling some bindings around with BF inserts, namely MTNs to Lotus 138s. I have the version with brakes; do I need to buy some kind of stomp block or something to mount the...
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    I'd be in for a few! Have a Volvo that is just...

    I'd be in for a few! Have a Volvo that is just begging to get in a pile up.
  40. Yeah! I was the guy with brown pants, blue...

    Yeah! I was the guy with brown pants, blue jacket, flailing arms. Fun seeing so many tele skiers out! Have been been on tele only so far this season, will see if that lasts I guess.
  41. maximusj and I made it up for the afternoon shift...

    maximusj and I made it up for the afternoon shift yesterday, and on our first ride up Chair 2 we watched some guy do his tib/fib on the runout from Rollen. Could hear the celery snap from chair...
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    All 22D bindings share the same hole pattern, so...

    All 22D bindings share the same hole pattern, so if you're on them now, and as long as the holes in your skis are good (and they probably are), it's just a matter of unscrewing your...
  43. Wow. Anyone in Boulder area interested in...

    Wow. Anyone in Boulder area interested in shipping these?
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    Guess I have to do some glacier stuff and/or...

    Guess I have to do some glacier stuff and/or ill-advised rope tactics now.
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    Some decent freeheel content from the...

    Some decent freeheel content from the Newschoolers:


    https://www.instagram.com/tv/CUktQjgBPjj/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link


    https://www.newschoolers.com/videos/watch/1019058/telehomie
  46. I like using a sharp wood chisel for removing...

    I like using a sharp wood chisel for removing volcanoes and stray epoxy, should work okay for decapitating epoxy + sawdust fill.
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    More Tahoma stoke 393594 393595 393596 ...

    More Tahoma stoke

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    393595

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    We went up on Saturday and hoped to ski the Beehive, but pervasive chickenhead blue ice kept us away.
  48. Yeah I enjoy my stiff-ish heavy-ish skis for...

    Yeah I enjoy my stiff-ish heavy-ish skis for tele, easier to motor through variable snow. But I watched Future Freeheel, now I want to try something jibbier too.
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    PSA: 22 Designs has updated v3 main plates in...

    PSA: 22 Designs has updated v3 main plates in stock. I splintered my v2 plates at the cam stop nubs on the second day out with them, and 22D shipped out replacements within an hour of me emailing...
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    Get these: 392918 They run small. I wear...

    Get these:

    392918

    They run small. I wear a Small BD liner under a Large Showa 282; would do Medium 282 if I didn't want to deal with liners.
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